Before deciding on this flatware set I had checked many different retailers and compared everything from the most expensive to the moderately priced. This set was definitely the most elegant, well made set that I came across. The feel of each piece in your hand is so balanced and they are extremely attractive besides being comfortable. I am very particular with everything that I purchase from furniture down to clothing and I feel that this set is one of my favorite purchases. For a set of this quality, the price is more than reasonable.
The set looks very elegant and modern. The flatware is heavy, which I hope translates into durability. After 5 or 6 dishwasher cycles, I have not noticed any scratches or other wear and tear. I am happy with the purchase and would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a modern-looking reasonably priced flatware.
Although these are beautiful, they are very frustrating.. I purchased two boxes after reading all the positive reviews. I wish I would have just bought one and tried them out first. They are solid and strong, and look nice, but they are definitely extremely top heavy. Everytime you put them on your plate, they have to almost be completely on the plate with hardly any of it hanging over the edge so that it does not fall off on the floor. I've tried tucking the fork or spoon under the food, and sometimes that doesn't even work - it just causes a bigger mess and the food that was resting on top of it falls to the floor along with the utensil. Like I said, they are pretty, but they cause a lot of frustration. Husband can't stand them - now I'll have to buy a whole new set.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? right on
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. great quality
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? good
I am astounded by the quality and workmanship of this set for the price. They are substantial and feel wonderfully balanced in the hand. I particularly like the oval shape of the spoons. Both my husband and I have been raving about this set to each other ever since we got them. We purchased 12 place settings because the price is so reasonable. Now I'm looking for matching serving pieces. No luck so far. By the way, I'm 67 and don't get astounded easily. This set is really a great value.
I really needed new flatware and I thought these looked "OK." I chose these because I wanted something simple but the rave reviews (and price) were really what sold me. When they arrived, I was pleasantly surprised because not only were they "simple," they were really beautiful--much nicer than I expected. My mom and sister were visiting and they both agreed. They both liked the look of my old, twisted-handle flatware but neither of them ever liked the feel or weight. Everything about these are perfect. They are solid, with a great feel, and they look much more elegant than I had ever imagined. You won't go wrong with these!
- Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes.
- How is the quality of the product? Really, these are perfect.
- Did the description onsite accurately describe the product? Yes.
Admittedly, I just got the set (3, actually) and have only used a place setting one time, but I will say the flatware is quite beautiful and uniquely designed. I dinged one star because, while I don't mind the mirror finish, you have to handle with gloves or a rag so as not to leave fingerprints - they show VERY easily and will quickly look soiled if over-handled before entertaining the guests. Otherwise, though, the flatware is very nicely weighted and the "wave" design sits ultra comfortably in the hand, particularly the spoons for sipping soup. The set looks and feels much more expensive than it is and, so far, I consider it a terrific product for the price point. We'll be entertaining in style this Thanksgiving!
If you are looking for a flatware that goes with everything, this is it. It feels so substantial in the hand. Men love it.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Perfect
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Heavy flatware with a nice feel in the hand
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Perfect
I love the look of this flatware but am disappointed in the way it handles. The pieces are rounded and kind of heavy, and easily slip out of your hand, or off the side of the dish. Had I tried the flatware before purchasing it I probably would have made another selection. I also find the knives to be a little too pointy making spreading butter a little messy. I thought the rounded look was attractive but now wish I had chosen pieces thatmore or less lie flat.
Nice looking, but strangely balanced. They just didn't feel right in the hand. And there were flaws - knicks, two of the knives bent. Good idea for a contemporary look, but ...
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Fine
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Okay - some flaws/scratches. Two knives were bent/not straight.